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Wake up call for Singrauli administrators

Press release | May 19, 2014 at 15:41

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, May 19, 2014: The unjust and step-motherly treatment meted out towards forest rights activists by Singrauli's administration and police is totally unacceptable, declared members of civil society, who joined Van...

Coal versus Forest

Hub | July 19, 2012 at 15:15

We must stop the Government from cutting down giant areas of forest in Central India to get the coal that lies beneath.

The People of Mahan Have Prevailed

Feature story | July 23, 2014 at 17:27

The oft-repeated quote by Mahatma Gandhi, "First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win," is extraordinarily apt for the heartening news for people's power in Mahan.

Eleven villages and the MSS stand united against coal mining in Mahan

Feature story | August 4, 2013 at 15:13

The communities from 11 villages around the Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, held a rally on 4th August in Singrauli to let Essar know that they will not allow coal mining in the Mahan forests. The rally, Van Adhikar Sammelan,...

MSS formed in Singrauli to protect forests & rights of forest communities

Feature story | March 27, 2013 at 15:23

There have been changes brewing in Mahan, Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh. For the first time last month local people from five villages formed a committee of sorts to protect their land and the forests from coal mining companies like Mahan Coal...

'We will not allow Mining in Mahan’: Mahan Sangharsh Samiti

Press release | August 4, 2013 at 13:17

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh/ August 4, 2013: Tribals from eleven villages around the Mahan forest area today held a rally – Van Adhikar Sammelan – to tell Essar they would not allow it to mine coal in their forests, just as their brothers and...

Struggle finds a New Voice with Radio Sangharsh

Press release | November 22, 2013 at 14:44

22 November 2013, New Delhi/ Bhopal: As Madhya Pradesh gears up for state elections, a new mobile community radio initiative – Radio Sangharsh – that aims to highlight the suppressed voices is making waves in Mahan forests of Singrauli, Madhya...

Their Voice Just Got Louder

Feature story | November 22, 2013 at 16:29

Each and every one of us has this innate need to be heard. And as a result, get a response. Aren't these the only two things that make our human journey worthwhile? Of course!

We will Win the Fight to Save Mahan, Declares MSS

Press release | February 24, 2014 at 13:00

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh| 24 February 2014| Mahan Sangharsh Samiti[1] (MSS) has declared that they will not allow Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh to be cut down by Essar for coal mining in spite of the stage II forest clearance...

‘Systematic clampdown on People’s Movements Unacceptable’: MSS

Press release | August 5, 2014 at 12:55

August 5, 2014, Bhopal: Mahan Sangharsh Samiti[1] (MSS) supported by prominent members of other social movements today urged the government of Madhya Pradesh to end the systematic clampdown of the movement against Essar and Hindalco's proposed...

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